November 14, 2017

The Marine Stewardship Council is looking to inform customers where their supplements originated from. 

November 9, 2017

The launch adds to Mylan’s oncology portfolio, which it said contains more than 40 products. 

November 7, 2017
Diplomat’s CEO and chairman, Phil Hagerman, said the acquisition of National Pharmaceutical Services is a way of responding to patient and employer demands for flexible methods aimed at improving outcomes and reduced costs.
November 7, 2017

This acquisition will enhance McKesson’s commercialization solutions for manufacturers of branded, specialty, generic and biosimilar drugs, including comprehensive patient support, or “hub,” services.

November 2, 2017
The mantle cell lymphoma treatment is set to be dispensed by a limited group of specialty pharmacies, which include Diplomat Pharmacy and Avella Specialty Pharmacy.
October 31, 2017

Diplomat Pharmacy has a new member of its executive leadership team who brings with her more than a quarter-century of industry experience.

October 19, 2017

Yescarta, from Gilead’s recently acquired company Kite, was approved to treat relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma following two or more lines of systemic therapy.

October 18, 2017

As specialty growth looks set to plateau, the drug class continues to see its share of per-capita spending increase, with a decline in spending on traditional medicines creating space for more specialty share.

October 16, 2017

According to the World Health Organization, roughly one-third of patients diagnosed with plaque psoriasis is younger than 20 years of age, and adolescents in particular have limited treatment options.

October 10, 2017

The drug was approved to treat certain cases of advanced or metastatic breast cancer, either alone or in combination with Faslodex.

October 6, 2017

The newly re-launched product is Health Canada compliant and has been available for purchase online since Sept.  29.

October 3, 2017
With the acquisition, EnvoyHealth can now offer its healthcare partners such services as IT outsourcing, consulting and product development.
September 28, 2017

Verzenio works by blocking certain molecules that are involved in cancer cell growth, and it joins two previously approved drugs in this class — palbociclib (Pfizer’s Ibrance) and ribociclib (Novartis’ Kisqali). 

September 25, 2017

The new indication’s approval marks the 10th new indication for Keytruda in three years, Merck said. 

September 22, 2017

The Distinguished Service Award is given annually to an individual who has made a sustained contribution to leadership within NASP and the specialty pharmacy industry.

September 22, 2017

Temptime VP global customer development Christopher Caulfield spoke with Drug Store News about how the company’s tools helps pharmacies deliver value to patients and the healthcare system. 

September 20, 2017
In order to realize the estimated $11.4 billion in savings, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would need to revise the way it currently reimburses for biosimilar drugs.
 
September 14, 2017

Mvasi, a biosimilar of Avastin, is indicated to treat five types of cancer. 

September 12, 2017
Recently, patient advocates and regulators have begun acknowledging a need for something to be done about increasing costs of specialty drugs — both for manufacturers and patients. 
 
September 12, 2017
Focus Rx offers home infusion and specialty prescription management services, and its acquisition will strengthen Diplomat’s ability to deliver solutions for increasing infusion therapy demand, the company said.
 
September 11, 2017

Kåre Schultz Schultz has had a nearly 30-year career in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, including a long stint at Novo Nordisk, where he eventually became COO. 

September 8, 2017
The approval means that Admelog has met all requirements for the regulatory agency, pending any patent issues that have not yet been resolved. 
September 7, 2017

With the acquisition, the company said it would expand the scope of Value Specialty Pharmacy’s business while retaining the current leadership and employees of Restore Rx — and its prime location near FedEx's Memphis hub. 

September 7, 2017

According to CDC data, when taken consistently, PrEP has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection in people who are at high risk by more than 90%.